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Spring Commencement Ceremony
Saturday, May 13, 2017
Graduation will be held on the Academic Quad
- 8:30 a.m. — Zeigler College of Business, College of Education
- 12:00 p.m. — College of Science and Technology
- 3:30 p.m. — College of Liberal Arts
Tickets: Tickets are not needed for the outdoor ceremony. Seating is on a first come-first served basis and may be obtained 1 hour before each ceremony. Tickets are required if the Rain Plan is used and the ceremonies are moved to Nelson Field House. Doors open about 1 hour before the ceremony. Seating will be on a first come-first served basis. There will be no extra tickets available.
Student Line Up
In Centennial Hall on Saturday, May 13, 2017
(In Nelson Field House for rain plan)
- 7:30 a.m. — Zeigler College of Business, College of Education
- 11:00 a.m. — College of Science and Technology
- 2:00 p.m. — College of Liberal Arts
Graduation Verification Session
Any student who plans to participate in the May graduation ceremony should plan to attend the Graduation Verification Session April 11 and April 12 from 11 am to 6 pm in the Student Services Center Lobby. Graduating students can verify their graduation information, obtain their name card, honor cord if eligible, and instructions for the ceremony, and receive their tickets for guest admittance. This is a drop in session and you only need to attend during the listed times on either day.
Financial Aid Exit Counseling
Federal Stafford Loan recipients must complete Financial Aid Exit Counseling prior to graduation. Federal Perkins Loan (National Direct Student Loan) recipients must arrange an exit interview through the Business office, Waller Administration Building, prior to graduation. Call 570-389-4588 for more information.
No Information Release
If a student has stipulated that no information may be released concerning university records, a written release must be submitted to the Registrar's office, Student Services Center 150, to print their name in the commencement program. Students who do not wish their information to be released are excluded from post-commencement distribution of graduate lists to the media.